Happy Chinese New Year!: A Festive Counting Story

Crown. Nov. 2022. 28p. Board $10.99. ISBN 9780593562970.
Toddler-PreS–A group of cheerful zodiac animals get ready to celebrate Chinese New Year in this bright, inviting counting story. As the animals prepare for the New Year by engaging in traditional activities such as cleaning the house, buying new clothes, and filling envelopes with “lucky money,” young readers will also learn how to count to 12. Each spread shows the Chinese character, pronunciation, and English translation for the numbers one through 12. Cute, humorous illustrations will keep young readers’ attention as they move through the day with the smartly dressed zodiac animals. End pages explain more about the Chinese New Year traditions depicted in the story.
VERDICT This board book is ideal for collections in need of more Lunar New Year books for the youngest set.

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